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Business Loans

The term business loan is very general and can include most loan options offered to business owners. However there are basically 2 types of business loans;

 

1. Business Overdraft

A business overdraft is a business loan account linked to one of your business trading accounts. The balance of the account can fluctuate with deposits and withdrawals and you only draw down on funds (& pay interest) as you need to.

A business overdraft can be secured by either the director’s personal assets/property/home, or by real estate owned by the business.

 

2. Business/Term Loan

A business loan is a separate term loan provided to the business for a specific purpose or need. It could be used for buying equipment, software, business expansion/fitouts, or even to fund cash flow during short term rapid growth.

Just like a business overdraft the business loan can be secured by either the director’s personal assets/property/home, or by real estate owned by the business. If the business has a proven track record (2+ years), then some smaller business loans can sometimes be provided unsecured but with director guarantees.

 

For more information refer to Types of business loans and what business owners want